Barrow man charged with manslaughter
Last updated at 16:51, Sunday, 06 May 2012
Paul Eugene Green, of Aldephi Court, Barrow, was found in Penrith Street on Thursday morning by a passer-by and taken to hospital in a critical condition.
Mr Green died in Furness General Hospital on Friday evening.
Andrew John Logan, 42, of Rawlinson Street, in Barrow, has been charged with manslaughter and is due to appear before Furness Magistrates' Court tomorrow.
A 29-year-old man, who was also arrested in connection with the investigation, has been released on police bail.
Detective chief inspector Bob Qazi, who is leading the investigation, said: "This is a complex investigation into the circumstances that have led to the tragic death of Paul Green.
"As a result of the intensive enquiries we have charged a man with the manslaughter of Mr Green.
"The investigation is continuing and I would again urge anyone who has information about the movements of Mr Green to contact Barrow CID.
"I am particularly interested in speaking to anyone who may have seen or heard Mr Green in the Mercer Street or Penrith Street area of Barrow.
"I would also like to state that our thoughts are with the family of Mr Green during this difficult time and we continue to offer them support."
Anyone with information is asked to contact Barrow CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
See tomorrow's edition of the Evening Mail for the full story.
First published at 22:48, Friday, 04 May 2012
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk
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nicole...did I read your post right? It was best for him that he died?
Surely if you beat someone up and then leave them for dead at the side of the road its murder not manslaughter !
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